Spencer, IA: (Mar. 11, 2013) - Minnesota pork producer Randy Spronk was elevated to the post of President for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) at the group’s annual National Pork Forum in Orlando, Florida last weekend.Spronk is the managing partner for two family farm enterprises near Edgerton, Minnesota. The pork production enterprise markets 120,000 head annually. Spronk and his partners also raise corn and soybeans on 2000 acres.
Spronk has served on the NPPC board of directors for five years. He has chaired that organization’s Environmental Policy Committee. He holds a degree in animal science from South Dakota State University.
Dr. Howard Hill, a pork producer and veterinarian from Cambridge, Iowa was elected to the post of president-elect for the National Pork Producers Council. Hill is the director of animal well-being for Iowa Select Farms. His pork production business, H&K Enterprises, includes hogs and cattle, and Hill and his son farm 2600 acres of corn, soybeans, and alfalfa.